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US v Canada January 2013 Friendly: Who Plays? Who Starts? Does it Matter?

The guys discuss the US v Canada friendly coming up in late January 2013. Who plays? Who doesn’t? Does it matter? If so, how much? Who’s got a real shot at making the big boys roster in 2014? On the Straight Red Card. www.thestraightredcard.com


US v Antigua & Barbuda & Guatemala & Dexter St. Jock on TSRC

The guys discuss the friendly vs Canada, the first qualifier vs Antigua & Barbuda, and the upcoming match vs Guatemala…Oh, and Dexter St Jock. Enough 2-a-days already? Shift Bocanegra to LB and bring in Cameron? on The Straight Red Card…


Who does Klinsmann Axe from His US Men’s Team Roster of 27?

The guys discuss Jurgen Klinsmann’s roster of 27 on the United States Men’s National Team and who should be axed before the US v Scotland friendly on The Straight Red Card. Audio oddness occurs. We recommend listening in mono or use left/right adjustments.


Fire Porter and Gulati for Olympic Failure? Adu Proves He is Ready for National Team?

The guys discuss whether Caleb Porter and Sunil Gulati need to be reaching for resignation pens after the US U23 defeat in Olympic qualifying. They also talk about Grant Wahl’s response to whether Freddy Adu’s U23 performance earned him a look from Jurgen Klinsmann for the senior squad. Freddy Adu …


Wahl: Where are the Next Donovans and Dempseys? Reason for Concern?

The guys address Grant Wahl’s concern about where the next generation of top-notch American players are coming from to take Dempsey and Donovan’s place. Did he overlook Altidore, or is it too soon to say despite his goal-scoring in Holland? Is Boyd the next McBride? Do you see any of …


Did Youth Player “Coddling” Lead to US Soccer U23 Olympic Failure? Porter Naive?

The guys discuss several articles critical of the US Soccer U23 performance during Olympic qualifying. Chuck Murphy says our players are too coddled. Grant Wahl and Matthew Doyle point out Caleb Porter’s managing naivete vs Canada and El Salvador. When Terrence Boyd went down with a bloody nose, why didn’t …


Olympic U23 Failure Leads Vulture “Writers” (Queenan) to Trash Soccer in US

Brett and Derek discuss the U23 Olympic Failure in TN and how certain journalists and writers used the incident to condemn soccer in the United States–in particular, Joe Queenan’s crappy piece in the Wall Street Journal called “A Final Red Card for American Soccer” which was neither satirical or humorous. …


US U23s Lose To Canada 2-0; Chances of Making Olympics “Less than 50%” on TSRC

Brett and Derek discuss the US loss to Canada in Olympic qualifying (2-0). What are Caleb Porter’s chances of getting the US into the Olympic games? Who is to blame for the 2-0 defeat to Canada? Can we beat El Salvador? If so, how do we get past Mexico in …